Dr. Poovamma C U

Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Fellowship in Breast Diseases

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Areas of Special Interest: 

  • Oncoplastic breast conservative surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Scar less surgery of the breast-Mammotome guided excisions
  • Reduction and Augmentation mammoplasty
  • Modified radical mastectomy
  • Extended radical mastectomy
  • Skin sparing mastectomy
  • Subcutaneous mastectomy
  • Nipple areolar reconstruction
  • Use of prostheses and implants
  • Radio Immunoguided Ocult Lesion Localisation-ROLL
  • Snoll Technique
  • Symmeterisation Surgery for the Contralateral Breast
  • Management of lymphoedema
  • Management of pain
  • Symptom management in palliative patients

Dr Poovamma has several years of surgical experience including super-specialisation in Breast Oncoplastic Surgery. She is the first graduate of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) program for the Fellowship in Breast Diseases. Her professional experience has spanned across Mazumdar- Shaw Medical Center and Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore. Dr. Poovamma is also involved in several teaching programs, and is Faculty for Fellowship in Breast Diseases and Cancer, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, and Faculty, DNB General Surgery, Directorate National Board.

Dr.Poovamma has been credited with several publications and paper presentations. She is also a member of Breast Surgery International, International Society of Surgery and The Association of Breast Surgeons Of India.

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